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. >> aye. >> all right. >> closed session items, item 17, existing litigation lennon versus city and county of san francisco. item 18, existing litigation cadmin versus city and county of san francisco. item 19, existing claim, chung versus city and county of san francisco. and item 20, existing litigation city and county of san francisco versus pacific run and gun club. >> let the record show that the private session [inaudible]. >> i would like to make a motion not to disclose -- [inaudible]. >> [inaudible]. >> aye. >> [inaudible]. [adjourned] . >> okay, shall we try again? thank you for waiting, everyone. good afternoon. >> do we have captioning? there's captioning over there, not over there. control room, we do not have captioning on the screen closest to the sign language interpreter. testing to see if we have captioning. hi, we're testing now to see which captioning is working. shall we start over again? good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the mayor's disability council. denise, would you please read the welcome? >> i'm almost afraid. try again. let me turn on the mic,
to get it cleaned up for the commute. >>> in daly city crews will be back along lausanne avenue after a wall of mud came down the hillside. amy hollyfield is back at the scene this morning, with what is next for affected residents. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here this morning. now the residents are a little nervous, could this happen again? the city officials still have a lot of work to do to build confidence of the residents. it took all day yesterday to clean the mud out, the mud invaded this neighborhood in daly city about 4:30 in the morning when a pipe broke and 45,000 gallons of water came rushing in, mud coated the streets. now the concern is the rain in the forecast for later this week and what that will mean for this waterlogged hillside in this neighborhood. >> worried about another avalanche. worried if it rains and comes down again there will be major flooding. >> reporter: homes were evacuated yesterday not because of damage, the homes were fine, but because officials were worried the hillside might go. they allowed them back in, people are now nervous espec
in the forecast this week that means crews will be back in a daly city neighborhood this morning. yesterday a water pipe broke and flooded several streets around lausanne avenue with water and mud. amy hollyfield is there live. >> reporter: it looks so much better out here. it is amazing. they still have work to do. this time yesterday we were standing in mud, quite an improvement this morning. they spent all day yesterday working on cleaning up this neighborhood. they were shoveling mud and hauling it out and taking it to a recycle place in brisbane. four blocks of this neighborhood were coated in mud after a pipe broke at 4:25 in the morning that released 45,000 gallons of water. it was rushing into this neighborhood it brought the hillside down with it and a lot of mud. now they are worried about the rain in the forecast later this week. today they will be working onshoring up this hillside park. >> the next three days we are going to be winterizing the park which means putting bales of hay out to absorb moisture, mud and debris, sandbags and everything that we can to secure the park. >>
items, item 17, existing litigation lennon versus city and county of san francisco. item 18, existing litigation cadmin versus city and county of san francisco. item 19, existing claim, chung versus city and county of san francisco. and item 20, existing litigation city and county of san francisco versus pacific run and gun club. >> let the record show that the private session [inaudible]. >> i would like to make a motion not to disclose -- [inaudible]. >> [inaudible]. >> aye. >> [inaudible]. [adjourned] mayor lee, supervisors, come on up. and while they are doing that, let's get started. what a beautiful, beautiful day, give yourselves a round of applause. [ applause ] >> fantastic. this is like winning a pennant and how about those san francisco giants. i actually want to marco scutaro wanna be, but it's not going to work and today i will settle formality city librarian luis herr ra and i would like to welcome each and every one of you to our ceremony today. this is indeed a milestone because it's not only the beginning of construction to a new new library, but it's the end of th
that fire heading in this morning. we begin in san francisco's city hall crews are trying get the building cleaned up and ready for business after a fire broke out in the basement. terry mcsweeney is live at city hall with the story. were there evacuations? >> reporter: there were last night. they had it all explosion, fire, evacuations inch of water in the basement. right now you wouldn't know anything happened if it weren't for those two pg&e trucks. right now take a look at the scene last night 9:30 firefighters were called out after an electrical explosion in the basement that started a fire that triggered the sprinkler system which led to an inch of water in the basement there was a party going on people attending and the caterers were escorted out. >> the alarms went off, lights started flickering, sheriffs asked people to exit. >> reporter: did you smell smoke? >> i never did, not until we got out of the building. >> reporter: but there was smoke in parts of city hall, no injuries. pg&e crews had to be careful there's a number of electrical lines going into city hall they wanted to
, the department said that each medic and ambulance unit handles about two calls and the city has 21 paramedic engine companies that can respond with firefighters who are trained as permits -- paramedics. the engines can't transport patients and for, that they will have to wait for one of the city's basic ambulance units. last night on fox 5 news at 10, the chief tried to justify the decision. >> can you say definitively that you're not putting people's lives at risk here? >> i don't think tt we're putting the public at risk at all. mast -- as a matter of fact, i think we're going respond better during the day. we'll have more units on the street. >> reporter: fire department resources say the real power is manpower, short by up to 100 paramedics. one paramedic who spoke to fox 5 worried about what might happen. >> some -- hope and [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: they must be vetted by the d.c. council before changes are made and complicating matters, the two unions in the department are at odds over this plan. the union, which represents civilian paramedics who staffed the medic units, believe
elected the two city council candidates that the mayor needed to keep his pension reform agenda on course. nbc's bay area stephanie trong is live in san jose, and the results deepening the ridge between the city and the union. >> that's right, very polarized sides of this situation. the mayor shaep because the two candidates he wanted were voted in yesterday. they will help keep the vote for issues like fiscal and pension reform in his favor. in the meantime, the issue of pension reform has already been tied up in the courts and will likely be that way possibly for years to come. >> don't vote for people who do ugly things. >> reporter: we've heard the back and forth between city hall and the unions. >> we'll be fighting them. >> reporter: tuesday's city council winners seem to be deepening the divide. the union tried to knock out herrera to gain control of the city. >> they reversed the work on pension reform. it was the meanest, most deceptive campaigns ever run. >> we want them to be one of the most honest council. i don't think we have that right now. >> reporter: she says there needs
&e crews continue to work at san francisco's city hall this morning. they've been there an south africaal -- an electrical explosion last night in the basement. claudine wong is live where it is expected to open to the public. will it be business as usual? >> reporter: we're told that city hall will open back up this morning. we have several pg&e trucks behind me. there's one next to me. if you come up here in the steps of city hall, you can see the lights are back on. they've been on since we arrived here this morning. generators are also on and they've -- at one point we thought we saw one them pop off. if we take a look over here, the generators are still right here at city hall. they've been busy all night making sure things are running inside. you see the tops of those generators? can see they are working hard and you can see the crews coming in and out of here. as far as when everything will be back to normal you, i can show you the scene last night, the problems really started last night, someone smelled -- smelled smoke and there was an explosion. what happened, that set up sprink
. >>> judgment day for the former chairman of the d.c. city council, kwame brown will not be going to jail. instead he's been ordered on house arrest for making false statements on a loan application and violating the city's campaign laws. fox 5's bob barnard down in the newsroom now. >> kwame brown stood before two judges today, one in federal, the other in d.c. superior court to be sentenced for the crimes he admitted to. near tears at times in handcuffs and wearing shackles around his ankles, the 42-year- old politician born and raised in the district of columbia was ordered to spend one day in custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >
this morning after the massive mudslide in daly city. you have a live report coming up. >> we are following the latest developments the federal investigation involving cia agent david p etreas. >> traffic is light. over the golden gate bridge will get more sunshine erica. >> that is right to can not get enough of the shot from the roof cam in san francisco. a lot of colors and play. you can see the clouds in the distance. shaping up to be a nice morning with temperatures around five degrees warmer than yesterday. sunny and warm conditions. we will climb into the seventies even for some of our cost spots. the clouds will tureturno the forecast later tonight. san jose 45. 53 in oakland. concord 47. 45 in livermore. i will show you where the numbers are expected go into the afternoon and a look at the rain. now it is not to traffic with george. >> and developing hot spot in walnut creek interstate 680 and concord in to martinez. it is slow going for highway 4 on 242. a backup of 680 all in onto highway 4. it is out of the traffic lane but on the shoulder. managing to gonna attention and create
battles in recent history. the seat for one san jose city council district, which also became the most expensive in that race's history. san jose voters also approved an increase in the minimum wage. stephanie trong is live at san jose city hall with the wrap-up. >> reporter: the mayor got who he wanted in the two races for city council, rose herrera retaining her district 8 seat, and johnny khamis taking district 10. what that means is no power shift. the vote breakdown will remain the same. so as will for the government employee unions, but they did pull out a win in the passing of measure d. here at fourth street pizza in downtown san jose, the minimum wage increase from $8 to $10 will likely be paid for by you the customer. >> everybody is going to be paying more for food, for, you know, prices are going to jump. you got other cities like santa clara, campbell, the minimum wage there is still $8. it's kind of unfair advantage for them. >> i hate that thought of somebody losing their job, especially a minimum wage job that is really important to their families. but the voters get th
through the night after a train slammed into a car on the tracks in redwood city. a woman and child were able to get out of the car before the crash so therefore no one was injured. sky 7 was over the scene after it happened. they say a car accidentally turned on to the tracks around 6:00 tonight and maple street in redwood city. caltrain is still experiencing delays up to 30 minutes tonight. >> one by one, police are tracking down suspects in a muni bus burning by a mob celebrating the giants victory last month. investigators they arrested a 19-year-old nicolas hudson from daly city. police wants you to to take a good look of other suspects. one man accused of using a skateboard. this is man is being charged. here are the photos i want to show you. this man is accused of using a skateboard to smash out the bus windows. there you see it as it happens. here is one more person police nto talk to. they say he used a barricade to damage the windshield of the bus. bus driver was able to get all of the passengers off safely. it happened a few weeks ago after the giants won. >>> a suspect who w
filed for a federal takeover because they stated that the city is taking too long to prevent officer misconduct. oakland city o's attorney stated that it would be inappropriate to bring in an outsider to run an entire department. >> we are ready to step up. we will make sure that we will complete this. >> the city wants to create two positions within the department. a compliance director and an assistant chief. >> he will be at high level person that will be committed to working towards compliance. the compliance director would be assured record's that everything is going properly. >> this is not good enough. he has called for the federal takeover after waiting more than nine years for full compliance. he stated that there has been a lot will many statements but the end of the day they have not got it done. was this officer has full authority including the chief it is unacceptable. >> both sides will make their arguments before a federal judge and the hearing is scheduled for december 13th. the judge will make a decision or he will roll at a later date. >> a fremont committee is on a
in the rapes of two teenage girls in a wooded area behind a dale city shopping mall on halloween. paul ebert sd that dna linked thomas to 17 rapes in four states. thomas was arrested in march of last year after authorities launched an aggressive media campaign with a website and billboards. someone thought thomas fit the rapist profile and called police. dna confirmed the tip. >> if he changes his mind, the court may very well accept a ploy in the future, but absent that, we'll be going to trial. irrespectable, his wishes are on january 14th. >> reporter: thomas faces up to life in prison if convicted. his attorney declined to comment. court records show aaron thomas is scheduled for a plea hearing in loudoun county on november 30th for a rape that occurred there in 2001. so far, that court date has not been changed. will? >> all right, paul. thank you. >>> in prince georges county, opening statements are expected to begin in the murder trial of former bowie state university student alexis simpson. she's accused of stabbing her roommate to death last december. it happened during an argument ove
of the underpopulated schools which she could recommend for closure which would save the city some money. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> wall street should be back in full swing today. we'll see what happens when the numbers come out. >> wasn't much of a barn burner yesterday. investors are looking ahead to some new economic news and earnings reports from the likes of cisco systems and home depot. to say the least, stocks finished mixed in light trading. the bond market was closed in honor of veterans day and there were no economic reports to speak of yesterday. checking the numbers, the dow and nasdaq each fell less than a point and the s&p 500 was up fractionally. >>> a major management shake- up. the man thought to be heir apparent for the c.e.o. job is out. the announcement comes barely two weeks after launching the flagship windows 8 operating system. no reason at this time is being given for this departure. >>> here's a way you can save some of your money and energy when you trade in the older nonworking holiday string lights. you have to head to the lo
shift here are surprised. >> it is a lot for the city. but this area is always okay. i mean there is always a lot of police around all the time because of the clubs. i don't know how someone would be bold enough to try to rob anybody at that time in the morning. >> police say they were last seen on 19th and k. before the area was busy this morning. at that time they sent out a tweet looking for several people in a white or silver lincoln. apparently, they were armed. >> at some point, some of the victims were leaving and the suspects were in a vehicle, and one of the suspects fired a shot at the victim's vehicle. >> reporter: the vehicle ended up here on history and madison. when they tried to flag down authorities. >> police say no one was seriously injured. they add the victim's black suv happened to end up blocks from the white house. less than a mile away from where it all started. it is still unclear why the victims were targeted twice and where the suspects fled from here. in northwest, 9 news. >> police are looking for a lincoln with dc license plates ec0-424. if you
to yield to oncoming traffic. the family claimed that the city and about and the driver are responsible. the attorney filing suit says that first of all they are hoping to get a change made in the roadway by filing against the city. also they're suing the driver and the drivers employer which is pg&e. investigators say that the driver did not read the law. >> let's talk traffic we have hot spots to cover. the farce and horses and instead 80 in the westbound direction at goldman. it may is still, look what is done to the ride here is push the backup. the red is speeds below 24 mi. per hour. is backed up into pinole already. the drive time should be 24 to 26 minutes and is about 36 mess now in the westbound 80 direction. this does not bode well we can be dealing with this backup for the rest of the morning. the 880 southbound accident here at 16 has been cleared. the southbound backup will likely to 20 minutes. northbound traffic may remain sluggish for a little longer. the bridges are fairly normal this morning. the bay bridge is back to the foot of the macarthur maze. easier protista hi
controversy. >>> gas rationing in new york city and long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassmann is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. behind me you see one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey. this one is the new home for 750 emergency workers and 60 storm victims. there are also hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning, 11 days after sandy hit this shore line. in wintry somerset county northern new jersey, utility crews are still days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter with his a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just had gotten her electricity back on monday. >> such a relief like returning to civilization. >> reporter: that relief didn't last long. >> and then all of a sudden poof. and there we are, back in the middle ages. >> reporter: governor andrew cuoma blasted lipa utility company that services long island. >> part of it is just the
as the rain will be long gone. i-95, between washington, baltimore, trenton, new york city, even lower portions of the hudson valley and new england, the rain is moving in. this shield of light rain. nothing too intense with it but just enough that you will need the windshield wipers. a wider view shows it goes into the the adirondacks, new hampshire, vermont. the forecast is going to call for that front to kick off the east coast during the day today. temperatures will plummet as a warm, beautiful day yesterday. the cold air in the heart of the country will spill to the east coast. no big storms behind this. we're really dealing with temperatures that are chilly from minneapolis to denver. with sunshine, it will be pretty manageable. 40 in chicago, 55 in kansas city, not bad in texas. as i mentioned on the east coast, rain this morning and this afternoon looks okay. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the rain outside your window. cincinnati, ohio, brisk, cold this morning, 44 this afternoon. that's better than what you dealt with yesterday with the rain for
is a prosecutor and former city councilman with little experience compared to the man he's replacing, an 80-year-old fellow democrat pete stark since 1972. the open primary system allowed voters to vote for a candidate and the, excuse me, and the 13th district was redrawn to incorporate more conservative communities. both changes believed to have played a role in the win. >> i feel great. i stood m this hall ask talked to hundreds of supporters invested so much time and energy in our campaign over the past year, just felt great to give them that hard-earned victory. because they believe to me very early when people thought we're crazy and thought we're out of our minds, they believed in me. >> this campaign issued a statement saying i went to washington by running against an unpopular war and for womens' rights, opportunities for children and dignity foreseeners. i leave knowing needs of my constituents remain. i congrad late mr. swalwell on his victory. i am happy to be of assistance in the future. >> heather. thank you well. have more election coverage coming up in this newscast. for a list of
the work. >> in daly city tonight no time to waste. folks are trying to shore up a hillside weakened by a water main break that flooded streets. lyanne melendez has the story. >> reporter: as soon as daylight hit. they begin the job of erosion control, first shoving back mounds of dirt. hay bales to keep the water and debris away from the street and homes once the rain begins. >> we're going to try and sustain it and not create a public nuisance for the neighbors by having more of the muddy water going down the streets. >> this was the scene yesterday in this daly city neighborhood, mud everywhere after a water pipe broke. cars were covered up to their wheels. a few residents were evacuated but eventually allowed back inside. today the department of water and waste resources crews are clearing mud. they want to divert the water into the storm drain. it will help clear the rain of debris. >> if there is something we need to be worried about, they would tell us. they didn't tell us anything yesterday so we think we're safe for now. >> i'm concerned about the park. we have had a beautif
.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with david petraeus. both allen and kelley deny there was anything sexual about their relationship. >>>
station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> new this morning, four people in the hospital after a violent night in northeast washington. the victims are of a triple stabbing and a shooting just three miles apart. the stabbing happened at the 300 block of 51st street just after 1:00 this morning. when the police arrived, they found two women and a child with stab wounds. they are expected to be okay. no word on a suspect there. just minutes later, police got calls for shots fired in the 2000 block of "c" street. they found a man shot in the chest. he is in critical condition. no word on a motive or a suspect in that case. >>> also northeast overnight, firefighters rescued at least one person from a fire in the district. the fire broke out just after midnight in the 1700 block of benning road. firefighters say the small kitchen fire caused heavy smoke. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. they are expected to be okay. >>> it has been a long time coming for drivers in virginia. today is a ribbon cuttin
director stunned a city not easily shocked. one of the country's most respected and disciplined public officials left office admitting an indiscretion. in a statement to cia employees, petraeus acknowledged an affair. and what he called extremely poor judgment. such behavior is unacceptable, the statement said. both as a husband, and as a leader of an organization such as ours. on thursday, petraeus went to the white house to turn in his resignation. the same place he had so frequently been called on to serve. >> it is a great privilege to serve with our young men and women. >> reporter: the affair was discovered by the fbi after concerns about inappropriate e-mails associated with petraeus surfaced. a focus of the probe turned to his biographer, paula broadwell. >> i think it was a good distraction from the war. >> reporter: petraeus had been the public face of two wars. one of the architects of the successful surge in iraq, which helped bring the war there to an end. from iraq to afghanistan. then, the call to head the cia. >> are you ready to come back? ready for the cia? >> i feel
. the city doesn't have enough resources to keep up with this ever growing population. he's calling for a plan that would shift paramedics and ambulances depending on whether it's peak or off peak time. more personnel on the street during the off-peak times. the president of d.c. firefighters association about the proposed changes. he says the plan won't work because people can't plan for emergencies. >> 12 minutes after 11:00 is the time right now. congress returns to work today waiting the fiscal cliff. it may be the most important piece of business but what will be the first piece. >> we are more than a week away from thanksgiving. with that said, tsa said this morning they want to help travelers get ready. how? stay >>> back to business for congress. lawmakers are back in washington and about to be part of the most important lame duck session of congress in recent history. they will try to reach a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. congress will tend to other important business as well. both parties meet tomorrow morning to decide on leadership positions. the house will t
's heart. sirens sounding over tel aviv, the biggest city. authorities have told residents to be ready to run to shelters. meanwhile israel is massing forces at the gaza border, their presence a warning to hamas and perhaps a statement of intent, too. >> suarez: after nightfall in the region, israeli planes carried out major raids across gaza city. the skyline lit up with explosions from dozens of new air strikes. the israelis said they had targeted some 70 underground launching sites for hamas' medium-range rockets. but leaders of the militants maintained their defiance. hamas prime minister ismail haniyeh eulogized the group's military commander killed by the israelis yesterday. and, he vowed revenge. >> ( translated ): this noble blood will not be shed in vain, and this brave nation, which for more than a century has offered sacrificers, martyrs, leaders, p.o.w.s and wounded, we will never let their blood be shed in vain. it is impossible for this movement to let their blood be in vain. >> brown: meanwhile, the new islamist president of egypt mohamed morsi denounced the israelis. an
several city council hearings in the past four months. according to city clerk reckitt she has the worst attendance records when it comes to city council members parishes worst record of all 50 alderman. they said her attendance as of late has to do with her husband's legal woes. her husband is under federal under investigation for misuse of campaign funds to redecorate their washington home and to buy a rolex watch for a female friend. the investigation says that ealdorman jackson has been pulled into parents of a per colleagues were asked about how the field about her missing the boat. >> of course we want all the alderman to be here to vote. have any comment about her personal situation. >> i think it's time for this the not only come out and talk to the people and the district to say here's what our plan is. >> all of your comments should really go to the person to talk about. that's always the best damn as they say the show must go on and today's budget vote is going on right now. all the men are debating the issue. lester mayor emanuel got a 60-zero thumbs up on the budget this
a dale city shopping mall. if convicted, he could face life in prison. >>> this morning, the car you'll drive to work could be on the recall list. coming up, details of a major recall announced today by toyota. >> also ahead, ready to rebuild. ocean city's mayor says a landmark hit hard by hurricane sandy will be back on its feet soon. time now is 6:12. we'll be back. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. damage estimates continue at the statue of liberty following the superstorm. it will remain closed for now. the landmark had just reopened last month following a $30 million renovation. >>> and a little closer to home now, good news for ocean city. the mayor says the city's famous fishing pier will be rebuilt soon. a large section of it was destroyed when hurricane sandy came through and the pilings that were left standing have been removed. the pier should be ready for business by the summer. so something to look forward to heading towards summer. but we've got to get through this. >> we have a long way to go before we're standing out on the pier jumping in the water. this is a l
city mayor michael bloomberg urged residents of low-lying neighborhoods to leave. >> look at all this. >> that woman had a smile on her face. she was like i can't believe this. >> she had a smile on her face. >> she was like i can't believe what i'm doing. we had some showers overnight and even mixed with a little snow around here. picked autopsy you trace officially at reagan national so we've had our first flakes of the season. >> officially. >> just flakes. >> nothing to worry about shoveling around here today. we are looking -- we are trending towards better conditions later this afternoon. there is your satellite-radar. you can see our storm system still kind of roaring there off the southeast coast of massachusetts and rhode island. and we're on the back side of it. cloud cover will gradually dissipate. i think we'll get some clearing here by mid-morning and it should be a nice afternoon t will be a bit breezy and still cool for this time of year. our flow out of the north and west. we'll only see high temperatures in the low 50s. still work sunshine and temperatures about five
chopper above the scene in daly city. here's a look at the map to show you where this all happened. a mud slide caused by a water main break which dumped about 45,000 gallons of water into this neighborhood. it turned into a muddy mess. the question now, what about the other aging pipes along the peninsula. let's bring in kris sanchez who joins us in daly city. good evening, kris. >> reporter: hi there, raj. it was about this dark this morning when the mud started flowing down this street in this daly city neighborhood so residents really didn't know what they were going to see once the sun rose, but what a sight it was, they woke up after an 8-inch city water main break broke sending a torrent of 40,000 plus gallons of water down the hillside. it picked up mud, it picked up debris and it picked up steam along the way. residents said it sounded like a storm but when they looked out the window, it was too dark to know what it was. then came the knocks at doors, warning people to get out. >> i saw the police out here and about 5:00 they were here and i could see the water coming down and th
york city and we begin with a looming showdown over the so-called fiscal cliff. the white house is showing its cards and sending a message ahead of the president's face-to-face meeting with republican congressional leaders. it'll take place on friday. president obama plans to open negotiations by calling for $1.6 trillion in additional tax revenue over the next decade. that amount is likely far more than republicans would be willing to accept and double the amount that speaker boehner had offered the president during their debt negotiations last year. today, the president is scheduled to meet with ceos from a dozen companies among them general electric, ford and ibm. they'll discuss ways to work together and try to find a balanced approach to reducing the deficit. during a closed door meeting yesterday with union leaders and liberal supporters, president obama reportedly vowed that he would "not budge" when it comes to letting the bush tax cuts expire for the country's highest earners. labor leader and president of the afl-cio was among those at the white house meeting and says
to the numbers. reagan national is 36 degrees. we are not freezing yet here in the city but we're getting close. dulles and bwi marshall, both 32. if you've got tender vegetation and you want to deal with it, now would be the time. got to make that choice at this point in the morning. satellite-radar, we're nice and quiet. there will be a few clouds but high pressure will see things nice and dry around here. no issues with anyone rain in the forecast really for the next several days. i think the end of the weekend before we've got any rain back in the forecast. here is your forecast. mid- to upper 40s to about 50 here in town later this afternoon. so on the cool side with a lot of sunshine. still a little bit of a breeze here out of the north but definitely we seem to be permanently in jacket weather here for the next week or so. >> it hooks like it. thank you. >>> good morning to julie wright now. >> good morning. right now, traveling around the capital beltway, light traffic volume as you wake up. like you. i go from the house to the garage, from the garage to the building, never outside. tha
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tom, good morning. >>> visibility not too bad. that's a live view from our hd 4 city camera. we have rain in the metro area. heavier rain off to our west. all of this traveling along a front that came through, shifted our winds to the north and west. gusty winds around 9:00. 35 miles an hour. brought a lot of leaves down. streets, sidewalks covered in leaves, slippery and wet. we have rain advancing north and east, getting pockets of more moderate rain. here's the intensity scale. any time you get it in yellows and oranges, that's moderate. northern shenandoah valley into fauquier and northwestern prince william. it's traveling north and east. going to be moving right through the area. ahead of that, areas in the light blue in the 40s. greens in the 50s. northern part of eastern shore. the chilly area is going to be arriving there over the next few hours. it's cold farther west at or below freezing. much of west virginia and into the ohio valley where temperatures are right around 30 to the 20s in parts of michigan and indiana right now. that cold air coming in on a blustery nor
populated schools. in 2008, d.c. closed 23 schools, a move that ended up costing the city millions of do >>> now to a fox 5 follow-up investigation on a critical shortage of paramedics in the district. the city can't keep enough medic units on the streets around the clock so now, as fox 5 first reported, d.c.'s fire chief will announce a plan to move paramedics off overnight hours to cover busier times of the day. fox 5 talked with chief kenny etheler bee. he disputes the claims by the firefighters' union that this will reduce their ability to respond to calls by 36%. >> this gives us an opportunity to look at a decades-old system and respond more readily to our community. we've looked at the data for over a year and the data indicates that we don't have as many calls from 1:00 to 7:00 a.m. as we do from 7:00 touring the day. we are trying to adjust our schedule, adjust our service delivery model to make sure we can meet the demand of the community. >> reporter: the chief says the plan is not complete just yet and it still needs to be discussed with t
seven of them hanging at different redwood city district schools. off of the the signs were stolen last week friday after being up for only a few hours. they were not taken down by mistake. >> specific to honey bear tree banners. others remain untouched. honey bear trees donates 15% of its sales. the money peas for arts and programs the schools can't afford or had to cut. >> more importantly, the theft from the fund-raising program. we are participating with schools with. it's kind of an attack on even their program. >> that's what has parents concerned. awe off the schools need the money at this time. with all of the budget cuts. and, fund-raising is a way that, builds community as well. and so this really put the da damper on it. >> the school put out a flier for honey bear. i am involved in two schools, locally who use their fund-raising -- services. and i don't know, you know who would be targeting them. >> the signs which cost a total of $500 will be replaced. and the fund-raising efforts will continue t. >> we'll make it happen. just take, precautionary step. pay attention. yeah.
of miscommunication. a young boy who was reported missing is now back home in daly city. and it turns out he didn't even know he was missing. amber lee tells us how police found this little boy. >> reporter: police tell us they used every resource available to find this little 11-year-old boy. he was found near palocita school at 11:00 p.m.. we went to the home of the boy. while we were speaking to the family, police called to tell us that the boy had been found and that they were trying to locate the father. when we told police we were with the family they asked us to let us know he was safe. >> police just found him. >> really. >> they just found him and they are going to call you any minute now. >> hello. >> mr. ren handed the phone to his stepson when detectives called because he doesn't speak english. >> hi, hi. okay where? >> reporter: in mandarin, the father thanks police. the boy's stepbrother says he is relieved. >> very happy right now. >> we caught up with father and son after they were reunited with each other. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> where did you go? >> to my friend's hous
the first person living east to win a city council seat. he rose in power taking the council chairman step in 2010 at the age of 40. federal prosecutors say after today, he will have no political office and be unemployed. he pleaded guilty in june. false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for 39 foot boat. also forged the signature of a friend to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit. 2008 re-election campaign kwauled to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. on those federal charges brown's original plea called for 6 month sentence. prosecutors believe a 6 day jail sentence plus three years of supervised probation would be appropriate. brown's attorney is asking for no jail time and for two years of supervised probation. that's on the federal charges. you mention this, later today, he will go over to dc superior court at 2:30 to face sentencing for the campaign finance charges. and that he does face a maximum of 6 months in prison. very busy day her
, a cash-strapped city in california will embark on a curious modern experiment. san jose's citizens will be invited to play with the city's budge for a day using pretend money. the hope is that by logging into these computing-cum-budget exercises, residents will become better informed about how their budget and city work, and that, in turn, should make them more engaged in crucial policy choices. should the city save money by reducing its firemen on trucks or bite the bullet and raise taxes instead? a cynic might dismiss this as a marketing or political gimmick, but if nothing else, the experiment is distinctly thought-provo thought-provoking." i'm curious your thoughts because in your essay you also talk about switzerland. they obviously face unique comparisons to the united states. we're a far larger cannot tri wi country with a lot more poverty than they face. what is your belief of why it would work here? >> it's been tried in brazil, but the idea is you get people at a local level together to understand the importance of tradeoffs. if you ask people in surveys, what do you want
hurricane sandy battered the region. police cars in new york city patrolled low-lying neighborhoods, urging people to evacuate again. the approaching nor'easter brought a wintry mix of cold and snow and possibly, minor flooding in already damaged coastal areas. new york mayor michael bloomberg: >> we haven't and won't order the kind of large scale evacuation we ordered in advance of hurricane sandy but if you are experiencing significant flooding during sandy you should consider taking shelter with friends and family at a safer spot or using one of the city's storm center shelters. >> sreenivasan: in new jersey, thousands of storm-weary people braced for their brush with the new storm, even as cleanup efforts continued from "sandy". governor chris christie suggested it was a little like the biblical plagues. >> when i finally got that final kind of, forecast that i got last night, i said i'm waiting for the locusts and pestilence next, you know. >> sreenivasan: the storm could also bring wind gusts of 65 miles an hour-- bedeviling efforts to restore power to more than 600,000 customers stil
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